Lara Boyd

Dr. Lara Boyd is a Canada Research Chair in Neurobiology of Motor Learning, a Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Career Investigator, a Peter Wall Scholar, and an associate professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of British Columbia (UBC). She is a neuroscientist and physical therapist.

Boyd directs the Brain Behaviour Lab at UBC, which performs research designed to advance theoretical conceptualizations of how brain function relates to behaviour during learning. She is an expert in neuroimaging and neurophysiology, and uses a variety of cutting edge technology in her research. Boyd also directs the Graduate Program in Rehabilitation Sciences in the Faculty of Medicine at UBC.